2020-01-02 Waymo
Intern, Finance, Business Finance (FP&A)
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Our cars may be self-driving, but Waymo’s finances are steered by experts like you. The Finance and Accounting group manages all aspects of our finances and serves as trusted advisors for all our strategic and enterprise endeavors. Along with managing compilation of our financial statements, looking after our cash and overseeing compliance, we partner closely with the business in overseeing company wide resource allocation, developing cutting edge compensation initiatives and generating detailed financial analyses to drive the business forward. We also develop advanced capital strategies to support the company’s short- and long-term future.

In this role you will provide financial oversight, analytical insights, business planning and forecasting support for teams across Waymo.  You will provide analytical perspectives and recommendations to important strategic decisions, assist our business partners in building and managing effective relationships with suppliers, OEM partners and other internal and external stakeholders.  

You will work effectively across multiple Alphabet Finance teams.  You will be recognized as a cross functional leader in providing insights, advice and direction to effectively inform the rapid growth of the business and achievement of both strategic and operational objectives.

We are forging new paths!  So you’ll need to be able to leverage your technical and business experience, plus a hands-on attitude, to jump in, figure things out and drive collaboration and great outcomes for the business.

Waymo interns work alongside leaders in the industry on projects that deliver significant impact to the company. We believe learning is a two-way street: leveraging your knowledge while providing you with opportunities to expand your skill-set. Interns are an important part of our culture and our recruiting pipeline. Join us at Waymo for a fun and rewarding internship!

In this internship, you'll

  • Maintaining the company’s budgeting and forecasting tools and processes for various marketing, operational, and other business teams
  • Deal modeling and analysis, including consideration of strategic alternatives, contract review and revision of key financial terms
  • Modeling P&L’s and Cash flows for various company-wide business lines
  • Engaging with business partners to provide strong financial oversight for business decision support including items such as deal review, PO approvals and TVC requests
  • Working with cost center owners to develop and maintain rolling monthly and annual forecasts and understand sources of variances and uncertainty
  • Preparing executive presentations for budget, forecast and business analysis

At a minimum, we'd like you to have

  • Stellar business acumen with strong financial modeling skills and familiarity with financial statements
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. Ability to present thoughtful input to controversial decision making and influence outcomes
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth oriented environment
  • Proven analytical and project management skills
  • Proven teamwork and collaboration skills

It's preferred if you have

  • BS/BA/MBA in Finance, Accounting or Business related
  • 3+ years’ experience in Finance or Business Analysis
  • Modeling P&L’s and Cash flows for various company-wide business lines


  • Help solve challenging problems with a direct impact on the company
  • Competitive compensation packages with a housing/relocation bonus
  • Free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks 
  • Free access to Google shuttles
  • Onsite gym
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Fun intern events and networking opportunities

Note: We will accept resumes on a rolling basis until the role is filled. To be in consideration for multiple roles, please apply to each one individually. 

At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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